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Research interests

  • Applied colloid and interface science
  • Materials science and engineering
  • Applied acoustics
  • Plasma chemistry


  • 1982 – 1986 – MSc. Technical physical and analytical chemistry, Slovak Technical University in Bratislava
  • 1986 – 1991 – Ph.D. Physical chemistry, Slovak Technical University in Bratislava
  • 1987-1989 – Postgraduate study Magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Slovak Technical University in Bratislava
  • 1995 – doc. (associate prof.) Physical chemistry, Brno University of Technology
  • 2003 – prof. (full professor) Materials science and engineering, Brno University of Technology


  • 1986 – 1990 – Researcher, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Center of chemical research, Bratislava
  • 1991 – 1992 – Researcher, Slovak Technical University in Bratislava
  • 1992- 1997 – Assistant prof., Associated Prof., Brno University of Technology
  • 1997 – 2008 – Director of the Institute of physics and materials engineering, Tomas Bata University in Zlin
  • 2008 – professor, Tomas Bata University in Zlín
  • 2012 – professor, Palacky University in Olomouc

International experience

  • 1990 – visiting scientist, University in Ulm, Germany, with Prof. W. Pechhold
  • 1991-1992 – postdoctoral fellow, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, with prof. T.G.M.van de Ven and prof. R. Marchessault.
  • 1993 – visiting scientist, State University in Ghent, Belgium, with prof.A.R: Lauwers and Prof. J. Demeester.


  • prof. D. Hui, University of New Orleans, USA
  • prof. N. Rowson, University of Birmingham, UK
  • prof. P. Warszynski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, Poland
  • prof. Z. Adamczyk, Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, Poland
  • prof. S. DeSmedt, State University in Ghent, Belgium
  • prof. Ing. M. Valko, DrSc., Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
  • Dr. R. Greenwood, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Dr. K.E. Waters, McGill University in Montreal, Canada

Grants, projects

  • GACR GA101/97/0976 Elimination of polymer-metal suspensions flow instabilities for MIM technologies, Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, 1997-1999 (1.7 M CZK)
  • GACR GA104/98/0763 Study of lignite transformations as a polymer system, Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, 1998-2000 (1.9 M CZK)
  • MSM 263100019 – Homogeneous and heterogeneous materials on synthetic polymers and biopolymers bases, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, 1999-2004 (27.1 M CZK)
  • MSM 265200015 Progresive polymer systems and technologies, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, 1999-2004 (75 M CZK)
  • MPO FD-K3/089 Chemistry of renewable raw materials resources – polysaccharide processing (focused on cellulose derivatives), Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, 2003-2005 (22.7 M CZK)
  • SCRATCH PHASE IV – Support for SMEs collaborative aeronautical technical research (SCRATCH PHASE IV), Ref.: 51098, FP-6 AEROSPACE, 2004-2006 (710 k EUR)
  • MSM 7088352101 Multifunctional composite systems on natural and synthetic polymer bases, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, 2005-2011 (243 M CZK)
  • EC-EA-EIE/07/052/S12/695 ENER-Plast „From design to manufacturing: Instruments for reducing the energy consumption and carbon emissions of the polymer industry and its supply chains“ (Intelligent Energy Europe EU), 2007-2010 (1.26 M EUR)
  • SCRATCH – Services for Collaborative Aeronautical Technical research, Ref.: 36267, FP-6 AEROSPACE, 2006-2007 (330 k EUR)
  • AEROPORTAL – Support for European aeronautical SMEs , Ref.: 200426, FP7-Transport, 2007-2010 (1.5 MEUR)
  • ED 3.2.00/14.0302 New technologies at UP in chemistry and biology, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, 2014-2015 (17.5 M CZK)
  • ED2.1.00/03.0111 – Centre of polymer systems, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, 2011-2015 (713 M CZK)
  • ED2.1.00/03.0058 – Regional center of advanced technologies and materials, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, 2010-2014 (545 M CZK)
  • Member of the governing body of the action EU Chemistry and Molecular Sciences and Technologies COST CM1101 „Colloid and Interface Chemistry for Nanotechnology“ (2011-2016) – Czech Republic representative
  • EG16_084/0010256 – Výzkum a vývoj specifického povrchu pro ekologický provoz klimatizační jednotky. (2017-2020, mpo/eg)

Journal´s editorial boards membership

  • Composite Part B: Engineering (Elsevier, UK)
  • Acta Avionica (TU Košice, SK)
  • Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science (Scientific Research Publishing, Inc., USA).
  • Journal of Polymer Materials (Prints Publications Pvt., Ltd. (India)
  • Foods (MDPI)
  • International Electrokinetics Society, Dresden (Germany) – founding member, member of the international advisory board

Supervized Ph.D. students

  • H. Drnovská (1997-2003)
  • P. Peterková (1997-2000)
  • M. Lehocký (2001-2004)
  • R. Dlabaja (2000-2004)
  • V. Hořáková (2001-2004)
  • V. Buchta (2000-2005)
  • V. Volčík (2000-2006)
  • D. Fojtů (2003-2008)
  • P. Smolka (2004-2008)
  • M. Juřička (2004-2008)
  • V.L. G. Abreu (2006-2009)
  • M. Surýnek (2004-2010) – double degree with Université de Rennes, France
  • K. Novotná (2005-2011)
  • I. Krásný (2011-2017)
  • I. Kupská (2011-2017)
  • J. Vlček (2013-2019)
  • Peng Li (2016-2020)
  • Yousef Murtaja (2019-2024)
  • Shweta Gautam (2021-)
  • David Řepka (2021-)



  1. Braniša J, Jomová K, Lapčík L, Porubská M: Testing of electron beam irradiated sheep wool for adsorption of Cr(III) and Co(II) of higher concentrations. Polym. Test., 99, 107191, 2021. (DOI)
  2. Kaszonyiová M, Rybnikář F, Lapčík L, Vilčáková J: The effect of long-term natural aging on the iPB-1 structure and the II – I phase transformation rate. Polym. Degrad. Stab., 183, 109437, 2021. (DOI)
  3. Lapčíková B, Lapčík L, Valenta T, Majar P, Ondroušková K: Effect of the rice flour particle size and variety type on water holding capacity and water diffusivity in aqueous dispersions. LWT, 142, 111082, 2021. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Bureček A, Hružík L: Effect of rapeseed oil on the rheological, mechanical and thermal properties of plastic lubricants. Mech Time-Depend Mater, 213 , 2020. (DOI)
  2. Lapčík L, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Staněk M, Ovsík M, Murtaja Y: Study of the material engineering properties of high-density poly(ethylene)/perlite nanocomposite materials Nanotechnol. Rev., 9(1), 1491–1499, 2020. (DOI)
  3. Porubská M, Jomová K, Lapčík Ľ, Braniša J: Radiation-modified wool for adsorption of redox metals and potentially for nanoparticles. Nanotechnol. Rev., 9(I), 1017–1026, 2020. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Hui,David , Otyepková E, Greenwood RW, Waters KE, Vlček J : Materials characterization of advanced fillers for composites engineering applications. Nanotechnol. Rev., 8(1), 503-512, 2019. (DOI)
  2. Lapčíková B, Burešová I, Lapčík L, Dabash V, Valenta T: Impact of particle size on wheat dough and bread characteristics. Food Chem., 297, 124938, 2019. (DOI)
  3. Surynek M, Spanhel L, Lapčík L, Mrázek J: Tuning the photocatalytic properties of sol–gel-derived single, coupled, and alloyed ZnO–TiO2 nanoparticles. Res. Chem. Intermed., 45(8), 4193–4204, 2019. (DOI)
  4. Vlček J, Lapčík L, Havrdová M, Poláková K, Lapčíková B, Opletal T, Froning JP, Otyepka M: Flow induced HeLa cell detachment kinetics show that oxygen-containing functional groups in graphene oxide are potent cell adhesion enhancers. Nanoscale, 11, 3222-3228 , 2019. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Maňas D, Lapčíková B, Vašina M, Staněk M, Čépe K, Vlček J, Waters KE, Greenwood RW, Rowson NA: Effect of filler particle shape on plastic-elastic mechanical behavior of high density poly(ethylene)/mica and poly(ethylene)/wollastonite composites. Composites Part B, 141, 92–99, 2018. (DOI)
  2. Valenta T, Lapčíková B, Lapčík L: Determination of kinetic and thermodynamic parameters of food hydrocolloids/water interactions by means of thermal analysis and viscometry. Colloids Surf., A, 55, 270-279, 2018. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Maňas D, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Řezníček M, Zádrapa P: High density poly(ethylene)/CaCO3 hollow spheres composites for technical applications. Composites Part B, 113, 218–224, 2017. (DOI)
  2. Lapčík L, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Plšková M, Gál R, Brychtová M: Application of a vibration damping technique in characterizing mechanical properties of chicken meat batters modified with amaranth. J Food Measurements Charact, 11(4), 1987–1994, 2017. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Otyepka M, Otyepková E, Lapčíková B, Gabriel R, Gavenda A, Prudilová B: Surface heterogeneity: Information from inverse gas chromatography and application to model pharmaceutical substances. Curr. Opin. Colloid Interface Sci., 24, 64–71, 2016. (DOI)
  2. Lapčík L, Ruszala MJ, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Vlček J, Rowson NA, Grover LM, Greenwood RW: Hollow spheres as nanocomposite fillers for aerospace and automotive composite materials applications. Composites Part B, 106, 74–80, 2016. (DOI)
  3. Lapčík L, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Valenta T: Study of bread staling by means of vibro-acoustic, tensile and thermal analysis techniques. J. Food. Eng., 178, 31–38, 2016. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Lapčíková B, Otyepková E, Otyepka M, Vlček J, Buňka F, Salek RN: Surface energy analysis (SEA) and rheology of powder milk dairy products. Food Chem., 174, 25-30, 2015. (DOI)
  2. Lapčík L, Vašina M, Lapčíková B, Otyepková E, Waters KE: Investigation of advanced mica powder nanocomposite filler materials: Surface energy analysis, powder rheology and sound absorption performance Composites Part B: Engineering, 77, 304-310, 2015. (DOI)


  1. Krásný I, Lapčík L, Lapčíková B, Greenwood RW, Šafářová K, Rowson NA: The effect of low temperature air plasma treatment on physico-chemical properties of kaolinite/polyethylene composites. Composites Part B, 59, 293-299, 2014. (DOI)
  2. Kupská I, Lapčík L, Lapčíková B, Žáková K, Juříková J: The viscometric behaviour of sodium hyaluronate in aqueous and KCl solutions. Colloids Surf., A, 454, 32-37, 2014. (DOI)
  3. Lapčík LJ, Lapčík L, Kubíček P, Lapčíková B, Zbořil R, Nevěčná T: Study of Penetration Kinetics of Sodium Hydroxide Aqueous Solution into Wood Samples. BioResources, 9(1), 881-893, 2014. (DOI)
  4. Lazar P, Otyepková E, Banáš P, Fargašová A, Šafářová K, Lapčík L, Pechoušek J, Zbořil R, Otyepka M: The nature of high surface energy sites in graphene and graphite. Carbon, 73, 448-453, 2014. (DOI)
  5. Vlček J, Lapčík L, Čech J, Lapčíková B: Impinging jet study of the deposition of colloidal particles on synthetic polymer (Zeonor). Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 78, 416-422, 2014. (DOI)


  1. Lapčík L, Otyepková E, Lapčíková B, Otyepka M: Surface energy analysis (SEA) study of hyaluronan powders. Colloids Surf., A, 436, 1170-1174, 2013. (DOI)